Syllabus of Islamic Contemporary Mysticsm

Subject           : Islamic Contemporary Mysticsm

Lecturer         : DR. Jalaluddin Rakhmat

Semester        : III (2005-2006)

  1. Outline of contemporary mysticism: Neo-Sufism in Indonesia
  2. The revival of mysticism in the modern world
  3. The distinguishing lines between religion and spiritualism
  4. The comparison of spiritual tradition
  5. Different religious contribution of Sufism and modern world
  6. Contemporary Sufism in Ahlul Bayt
  7. Sheikh Rajab Ali in an example
  8. The origin of tareqat
  9. Naqshabandi  in the modern world
  10. Kind of Neo-Sufism: Tariqa without “tariqa”
  11. The Sufism: Javad Nursbaksh and Bawa Muhyeddin
  12. Imam Khomeini and Irfan

Main Reference

A Spiritual Strategy for Counseling and Psychotherapy, P. Scott Richards and Allen E. Bergin

Shi’ism and Sufism,


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